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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
 
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Topic: activism

Watch: Rep. Pramila Jayapal on activism for America

Rep. Jayapal has laid out an ambitious goal for herself and her allies.

Activism is the only hope of restoring America’s democratic principles

If we commit to steadily amassing a people's movement – bigger and bolder than what the corporations and media deem possible or desirable – that movement can become the government.

The man in the bathtub, December 1, 1940

The 1930s were a rough time for all who labored... Or sought work.

New Yorkers #SwipeItForward to protest policing of fare-beating

This is easy. This is effective. And it’s legal. And this is a way for everyone to be an everyday activist.

Media Silent as Native Americans Successfully Halt Construction on Oil Pipeline

It’s the Keystone XL Pipeline all over again.

A More Relevant and Radical Democratic Platform? Sanders Brings Veteran Activists...

From Cornel West to Bill McKibben, Sanders picks some heavy-hitting social movement leaders for the Democratic National Committee.

5 Japanese-American Women Activists Left Out of U.S. History Books

A herstory lesson about five women whose World War II internment inspired them to action.

How A Small Town Won an Unlikely Victory Against Big Oil

A port commission vote against a proposed $1.2 billion oil refinery in a Washington town proves that the people still have a voice.

How Best to Train the Next Generation of Activists? Give Them...

Teaching kids to leave things better than they found them work not only on bedrooms and kitchens, but also on the world's bigger messes.

Growing Dissent: The Coming Year Of Protest

From human rights to existential threats like global warming and the loss of bio-diversity, as well kitchen table issues like income inequality and food security, progressive forces are aligning on the right side of history as they oppose both the global elite and the populist provincialism of far-right groups.

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March for Science: NationofChange marches with thousands in Earth Day protests

The momentum to bring back respect for science has started.

EPA to shut down open data service Friday

President Trump’s administration continues to wipe Obama-era climate initiatives off the Internet.

What other countries know: Fairer representation makes a stronger democracy

A democratic country – or community – ought to be self-governing in a way that allows every member a fair part in effective political discussion.

Media silence as Venezuela sits on verge of revolution

Venezuela, a country with only $10 billion left in reserves to run on, is in trouble.
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For the first time, a U.S. president backs a fascist France

How many Americans died to prevent a fascist take-over here and to end the Vichy in France itself.

The honeymoon of the generals

Or why Trump’s wars should seem so familiar.

Part I: 34 ways America’s legal system hurts the poor

A bias against the poor is hardwired into the adversarial, pay-for-services legal system itself, and classism manifests itself in countless individual laws and legal practices.

Newspaper owned by fracking billionaire leaks memo calling pipeline opponents potential “terrorists”

“We will not be deterred. We will continue to move forward to raise awareness to what is happening in Oklahoma."

Senators raise ethics concerns about Trump’s Deputy White House Counsel

Neither Passantino nor the White House has responded to the legislators’ letter.

First 100 days: Trump and the degradation of the presidency

The first 100 days is an artificial landmark for presidents. But it does offer an opportunity to pause and assess their accomplishments.